Court extends fundamental rights of freedom from German surveillance to all foreigners across the globe, forcing BND to scrap telecommunications surveillance strategies In 2016, German
CSPAN will broadcast oral argument live on May 4th. As CSPAN explains, “the Supreme Court for the first time in history hears oral argument via
The FTC has been making initial efforts to enjoin the marketing and social media firm Facebook from technically integrating WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger, services used by 2.6 billion users. The merger has reduced competition, poor service, and a lack of market consequences to content fraud: false advertising, political misinformation, click fraud and reposts, clickbait headlines, deepfakes, permitted hate speech, and the rest.
Under intense pressure from legislatures and courts, the NCAA reverses course to let student athletes commercialize their name and identity, the first step in ending the exploitation of student’s economic contributions to their universities.
Amazon and publishers are blocking access to ebooks for public libraries. The failure to create a new version of Section 109 to deal with digital lending is part of the larger trend to ignore the public policy implications of moving all content behind paywalls.
$10 million fund to fight deepfakes is a very small first step. deepfakes remain relatively easy to spot today, but that the technology continues to improve rapidly. More must be done to verify content before it is published online.